Knee Injury Conditions
Knee injuries are common in sport with high impact activites such as football, rugby and skiing being common causes of knee pain. Sprains and strains tend to be the most common injuries received during sport.
Jumper’s knee – also known as patellar tendonitis – is damage to the tendon that attaches to the lower section of the patella or kneecap. It can also refer to injury or inflammation to the upper knee where thigh muscles and tendons attach. Read more about jumper’s knee.
Ligament injuries in the knee are common, especially when playing high impact sport. They can occur by themselves or in connection with injuries to other structures including the menisci. Read more about ligament injuries.
Knee hyperextension occurs when the leg excessively straightens at the knee joint putting pressure on the joint. It can happen to anyone but is more common in athletes in high-speed and contact sports and during skiing. Read more about knee hyperextension.
Swelling in and around the knee joint can be caused by several common conditions. It can come on gradually as part of a chronic condition or suddenly from an acute event or injury. Read more about swollen knee.
Anterior Knee Pain
Anterior knee pain is used as a general description for a number of conditions which cause pain at the front (anterior aspect) and centre area of the knee. Pain is often associated with activity and can include patellofemoral pain syndrome, runners knee and jumpers knee. Read more about Anterior Knee Pain.
A knee sprain is a common injury caused by a ligament in the knee being stretched or torn. They normally occur in activities that involve weight bearing while bending or twisting and are common in contact sports. Read more about knee sprain.
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If you are suffering with knee pain or an injury sustained during sport we recommend contacting our team of experts for a consultation. You can call our team on 0207 266 6529 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org